Education Section

TAF Expo will be at Bethany Community Learning Space on Saturday, June 6

TAF Expo will be at Bethany Community Learning Space on Saturday, June 6

How can robotic technology help people and communities in ways it has not yet? How might a mobile app help solve a common problem? What goes into building the speediest drag racer? Can you build a robot... [Read more]

Evergreen Community Aquatic Center offering Summer Swimming Lessons

Evergreen Community Aquatic Center offering Summer Swimming Lessons

Evergreen Community Aquatic Center is offering Summer Swimming Lessons: MORNINGS: Lessons are offered Monday – Thursday for two weeks. Each session will have 8 classes. Open Registration: Register... [Read more]

Local Teacher Jamie Ewing named top ‘Innovative Teacher in America’

Local Teacher Jamie Ewing named top ‘Innovative Teacher in America’

Jamie Ewing, a teacher at White Center’s Mount View Elementary, earned first place in The Henry Ford’s Innovative Nation Teacher Awards. Ewing is one of ten first place winners in the country. The... [Read more]

MAP: Here’s where striking Highline Schools Teachers will be rallying Thursday

MAP: Here’s where striking Highline Schools Teachers will be rallying Thursday

Highline Public Schools Teachers will be “walking out” of classrooms this Thursday, May 21 – all school is canceled for the day – and will be striking at the following sites, including... [Read more]

PODCAST: Highline Teachers to walk out, domestic violence crime & more…

PODCAST: Highline Teachers to walk out, domestic violence crime & more…

Here’s episode #2 of our new SoKing News Podcast, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics and Excellence... [Read more]

All Highline Schools will be closed Thursday, May 21 due to Teacher walkout

All Highline Schools will be closed Thursday, May 21 due to Teacher walkout

Screenshot from the HEA Facebook page announcing the May 21 walkout. All schools in Highline Public Schools will be closed on Thursday, May 21 due to a teacher walkout. The Highline Education Association... [Read more]

PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: Return of the Thunderstorms!

PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: Return of the Thunderstorms!

Press “Play” button to view/hear the live, local weather stream. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek Return of the Thunderstorms on Cinco de Mayo! What to Expect May 5, 2015: It’s... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: Bees are buzzing at Boulevard Park Place Retirement Living

INTERN’S VIEW: Bees are buzzing at Boulevard Park Place Retirement Living

Story & Photos by Sterling Paris South King Media Intern Today I went a little bit out of my comfort zone, traveling to Boulevard Park Place Active Retirement Living, located at 2805 S. 125th Street. Getting... [Read more]

West Seattle Montessori & Academy students sell scones to stop poaching

West Seattle Montessori & Academy students sell scones to stop poaching

Last week, Advertiser West Seattle Montessori & Academy was up to something AWESOME – they sold scones during morning arrivals to support an anti-poaching program called BigLife. BigLife is a anti-poaching... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools seeking feedback on aging facilities & crowding issues

Highline Public Schools seeking feedback on aging facilities & crowding issues

Highline Public Schools announced Thursday (April 23) that it is seeking input from the community on how to address the district’s need to build, repair, and renovate schools to meet educational needs,... [Read more]

REMINDER: Get free gardening advice from Master Gardeners this Saturday

REMINDER: Get free gardening advice from Master Gardeners this Saturday

Need help with your garden questions? Master Gardeners have answers! Visit the Master Gardener Plant Answer Clinic at McLendon’s Hardware, 10210 16th Ave SW in White Center, on Saturdays, from 10... [Read more]